First Look: Document No. 4

April 25th, 2014 |Posted by Matthew

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Many magazines set out to bridge the worlds of art and fashion, but few compare to the engaging volumes Document assembles with each issue. After last fall’s Paul McCarthy designed cover, Document’s offering for S/S 14 continues to combine arresting editorials, bastions of the contemporary art world, and vital conversations to provide a comprehensive window onto today’s cultural landscape.

Seeking “spontanaeity, authenticity, and simplicity,” Document No. 4 addresses authorship with photographer Nan Goldin, architecture with Brazil’s Carla Juaçaba, and diversity with Liya Kebede and Bethann Hardison. Elsewhere, fashion crossovers Willem Dafoe and Erykah Badu discuss unique presence in the respective worlds of cinema and music, while legends of style Didier Malige (Art Partner) and Joe McKenna (Art Partner) collide to discuss fashion past, present, and future.

As for the editorials, Document showcases top models Malgosia Bela and Freja Beha Erichsen on two different covers that illuminate each versatile beauty’s standalone presence. Photographer Benjamin Alexander Huseby shoots Malgosia styled by Jodie Barnes in an array of guises that hit the season’s boldest trends. Exploring performance, photographer Collier Schorr captures Freja’s nuanced turn as a Method actor. The unstoppable Amanda Wellsh plays around before Alex Olson’s lens, Lily McMenamy styles herself for a profile of designer Simon Porte Jacquemus, and things turn surreal when Camilla Akrans (Stockholm: LUNDLUND, New York: Management + Artists) shoots Missy Rayder. Not to be surpassed in the months between biannual issues, Document and photographer Christian MacDonald nominate 17 of spring’s most promising faces, all sporting pre-Fall looks styled by Document’s Fashion Director James Valeri.

Be on the lookout for Document No. 4, on newsstands now.

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Freja Beha Erichsen by Collier Schorr, styled by James Valeri

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Malgosia Bela, Neelam Gill, Valters Medenis by Benjamin Alexander Huseby, styled by Jodie Barnes

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Ehren Dorsey, Gryphon O’Shea, Maja Salamon, Hollie May Saker, Andreas Lindquist, Betty Adewole and Jacob Morton by Christian MacDonald, styled by James Valeri

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Stephen James, Matt Woodhouse by Collier Schorr, styling by James Valeri

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Roberto Sipos, Martin Conte by Brett Lloyd, styling by Tom Guinness

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Lily McMenamy by Alessio Boni, styled by James Valeri and Lily herself

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Hanne Gaby Odiele by Pierre Debusschere, makeup by Adrien Pinault (Management + Artists)

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Cover by Sterling Ruby

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First Look : USED

October 15th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

Used Magazine gets a second life with a sleek redesign and a new issue filled with engaging content. Dominated by colorful stories filled with pieces from fashion’s finest, USED is a wonderful showcase for the talents of its impressive editorial team. The magazine’s edgy, youthful fare is appealing and fresh edits featuring Ehren Dorsey, Bo Don and Svea Kloosterhof are always a plus.

Photographer: Mark Kean | Fashion Director: Katy Lassen | Hair: Soichi Inagaki | Make-up: Jo Frost | Model: Bo Don

Photographer: Greta Ilieva | Fashion Editor: Jack Borkett | Hair: Michael Jones | Make-up: Angela Davis-Deacon Set Designer: Suzanne Beirne| Models: Ehren Dorsey and Erika Linder

Photographer: Brendan Freeman | Fashion Director: Katy Lassen | Hair: Michael Jones | Beauty Editor: Isamaya Ffrench | Model: Svea Kloosterhof

Photographer: Jeff Hahn| Fashion Editor: Madeleine Østlie| Hair: Hiroshi Matsushita | Grooming: Anne Sophie Thomas | Model: Jester White

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First Look: Exit

May 29th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

With its unique blend of fashion, film and art Exit Magazine is one of the few magazines worth shelling out for. The latest issue is filled with glossy goodness, including several editorials featuring the best in new talent. Fresh models, rising photography stars, styling’s new guard and a bold, uncompromising look that crackles with energy. Don’t take our word for it, have a look at Exit’s beautiful selection of stories in this exclusive first look.

Ehren Dorsey by John Akehurst, fashion by Sam Ranger

Marte Mei van Haaster by John Akehurst, fashion by Sam Ranger

Oliver Greenall & Max Rendell by Mel Bles, fashion by Jason Hughes

Franzi Mueller by Paul Empson, fashion by Sam Ranger

Julia Frauche by Benny Horne, fashion Melissa Ventosa Martin

Katryn Kruger by Hugh Lippe, fashion by Melissa Klitzke-Rubini

Hailey Clauson by Aitken Jolly, fashion by Sam Ranger

Mirte Maas by Steven Pan, fashion by Michelle Cameron

 

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Striking A Chord

February 8th, 2012 |Posted by Janelle

This season has been full of striking ads and the latest batch doesn’t disappoint when it comes to arresting visuals.

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Ph. David Sims | Stylist: Camilla Nickerson

McQueen goes angelic for S/S with Zuzanna Bijoch posing in a heavenly Sims shot that calls to mind classic religious imagery.

CELINE
Ph. Juergen Teller

Juergen’s ads for Celine are instantly recognizable, but throw in the all star cast of Marie Piovesan and Stella Tennant and you have the makings of an unforgettable ad.

PRABAL GURUNG
Ph. Daniel Jackson | Stylist: Tiina Laakkonen | Hair: Didier Malige | Makeup: Hannah Murray

Is there anything Candice Swanepoel can’t do? The South African beauty pulls off dark hair and some serious yoga poses in the debut ads for Prabal’s label. Those stunning violet dresses from the show have never looked better.

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Ph. Ryan McGinley | Models: Bradley Soileau, Charlotte Free, David, Dempsey Stewart, Ehren Dorsey, and Herieth Paul

Butterflies float across the page in Ryan McGinley’s ethereal shots for Edun. The soft colors and cast of ultra-cool newcomers makes this shoot memorable.

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Modern Romance

September 20th, 2011 |Posted by Janelle

Patrick Demarchelier and Karl Templer tackle the avant garde spirit of couture in Interview with an elegant story featuring Ehren Dorsey and Bryant McCuddin as young lovers. With her unique look adding a layer of edginess to the season’s most regal designer pieces, Ehren is the perfect choice for Demarchelier’s sumptuous story. Echoing the “effortless polish of the new breed of young European aristocracy” the editorial’s tale of a punk princess and a man in uniform falling in love feels fresh.

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